HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS
PAST SPEAKERS

Speeches from 2015-2016

Honourable David R. Peterson, Chairman, Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Building on the success of the Pan Am Games

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Witness History

Dennis Edney, Lawyer for Omar Khadr, In conversation with Michelle Shephard of the Toronto Star

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Senator Evan Bayh, Former Governor of Indiana and U.S. Senator

Ontario’s Nuclear Advantage

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Women Who Lead featuring Andrea Stairs, Ilse Treurnicht and Shelley Martin in conversation with Amber Kanwar

Women Who Lead

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

David Plouffe, Chief Advisor, Uber and Former Senior Advisor and Campaign Manager for President Obama

The Future of Transportation

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta

State of the Province and Its Economy

Friday, October 2, 2015

Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario

Canada at the Crossroads: Why National Leadership Matters to Ontario's Economic Plan

Monday, October 5, 2015

Dr. Graham D. Sher, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Blood Services

A Bridge Across Silos: Collaboration and Leadership for Innovation and Better Value in Health Care

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Michael Medline, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Tire

Innovate or Die: Competing in a World of Digital Disruption

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Vishnu Prakash, High Commissioner of India to Canada

What's next for the world's fastest growing large economy‎

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Minister Glen Murray, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Ontario’s Low Carbon Future‎

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Carol Browner, Former Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy and Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator

Tackling Climate Change with a Modern, Clean Electricity System‎

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Heather Conway, Executive VP, English Services, CBC and Greg O’Brien, Editor and Publisher, Cartt.ca

You, Me and the CBC‎

Friday, November 20, 2015

Mr. Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada

The Evolution of Unconventional Monetary Policy‎

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Annual Investment Outlook Luncheon: Making Money in 2016 from Domestic and International Financial Markets

Featuring Ian Russell, Nick Barisheff and Greg Greer‎

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Honourable Charles Sousa, Ontario’s Minister of Finance

Investing in Jobs‎

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Neil Bruce, President and Chief Executive Officer, SNC Lavalin

SNC Lavalin: Shaping the Future‎

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Her Excellency Vivian Bercovici, Canadian Ambassador to Israel

Israel: The Global Tech Innovation Hub. Why Canadian Business Should Be There‎

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Canada

Air Canada: A World of Opportunities‎

Monday, April 4, 2016

Jan H. Westcott, President and CEO, Spirits Canada/Association of Canadian Distillers

Canada’s World Class Spirits Industry on the International Stage‎

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance

Post Budget Breakfast with the Honourable Bill Morneau ‎

Friday, April 8, 2016

Andy Byford, CEO, Toronto Transit Commission

Hitting the finish line – the last 600 days of our 5 year plan to modernize the TTC ‎

Friday, April 15, 2016

Physician Assisted Dying

Navigating a New Canadian Right ‎

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

The Innovation Agenda

Friday, April 29, 2016

William Charnetski, Chief Health Innovation Strategist for Ontario

Chief Health Innovation Strategist for Ontario

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Thomas G. Wellner, President and Chief Executive Officer, Revera

President and Chief Executive Officer, Revera

Monday, May 30, 2016

Anthony Haines, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Hydro Corporation

Toronto Hydro Corporation

Thursday, June 2, 2016

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada

The Empire Club of Canada Presents the First Event of our Sesquicentennial Series: Celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary

Friday, June 3, 2016

The Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan

The case for Energy East: Why Canadians should embrace their good fortune

Tuesday, June 14, 2016